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News Tue Oct 02 2007

Bettin' Grub on the Cubs

Richard M. Daley Mayor is a bettin' man. If the Diamondbacks end up winning the first-round play-off series against the Cubs, Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon will find the following items in a box on his doorstep:

-- Hot dogs and Polish sausage from Best’s Kosher
-- gum and candy from Wrigley’s
-- root beer from Windy City Soda
-- pastries and baked goods from Abundance Bakery
-- ice cream from Bobtail Ice Cream
-- Mexican food from Los Dos Laredos
-- pizza from Connie’s Pizza
-- nuts from Fisher Nuts
-- "various delicacies" from Harry Caray’s

What does Daley get when the Cubs win? "Ass-kickin' salsa" and a copy of Arizona Highways Magazine. Sounds like a raw deal to me...

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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